News: Government

Sport Australia welcomes creation of new integrity agency

Sport Australia has welcomed the announcement by the Federal Minister for Sport, Bridget McKenzie of the establishment of the new national sports integrity agency, Sport Integrity…

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Feb 13, 2019 Finance / Government / Legal / Sport /


Live Performance Australia fears NSW Government is risking the demise of world’s best festivals

Live Performance Australia has warned that NSW will be wiped off the map for future live music tours and festivals under heavy-handed new licensing plans being proposed by the NSW…

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Feb 13, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Venues /


Federal authorities scrutinise Ferrari’s tobacco linked branding ahead of Melbourne F1 race

Ahead of the 2019 Melbourne Grand Prix, the Federal Department of Health and Victoria's Department of Health and Human Services have launched investigations into Philip Morris' new…

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Feb 12, 2019 Government / Legal / Marketing / Sport /


Federal Government announces new body to safeguard the integrity of Australian sport

The Federal Government has established a national agency targeting match-fixers, drug cheats and other forms of corruption in Australian sport. Responding to the Woods Review of…

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Feb 12, 2019 Finance / Government / Legal / Sport /


NSW Government stance on festivals sees Byron Bay Bluesfest Director threaten to move event

Peter Noble, Director of Byron Bay's multi-award winning Bluesfest is threatening to move the event out of NSW, claiming new NSW Government guidelines are threatening to put the…

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Feb 12, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Venues /


Politicians pledge funds but are they serious about water safety?

In the run up to the Federal and NSW elections, with politicians making pledges to a range of water safety and education initiatives, the Australian Professional Ocean Lifeguard Association…

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Feb 11, 2019 Aquatics / Government / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Second NSW music festival cancelled in a week

The organisers of the Mountain Sounds festival on the NSW Central Coast have called the event off just a week before event it was due to take place, citing the cancellation as…

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Feb 9, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal /


Funding transforms indoor USC Stadium and boosts champion netball team

The Queensland Government has invested an extra $2 million into the expansion of the indoor University of Sunshine Coast (USC) Stadium to provide a major boost for champion netball team the…

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Feb 9, 2019 Government / Sport / Venues /


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